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Wrapping Our Legal Minds Around the Global Commons: Res Nullius, Res Communis, and Res Divini Juris

on Sun, 09/26/2010 - 13:59

Enclosure is usually enforced through legal statutes.  Kathryn Milun's brief web article focuses on the laws governing outer space which has its precedent in Roman law.  Milun includes a description of the different categories of Roman law and suggests that these differences may provide guidance for governing the commons.